One of the really fun things about being published is that sometimes you get a sneak peek at what other authors have written long before it goes to press. I got to read an ARC of Sylvia Day's PRIDE AND PASSION this week, which unfortunately for the rest of you, won't be available till February 2011.
This was the first of Ms. Day's work I'd read and it was marvelous! Her hero is a bastard born thief-taker.
A what? I hear you asking.
Before England had a policeforce, a private citizen with means might hire a thief-taker to solve a crime and apprehend the criminal. Sylvia's heroine needs just such a fellow. PRIDE AND PASSION is a Regency era HUMAN TARGET. I loved it.
Sylvia's prose is taut and elegant. Her characters are sharply drawn. And her love scenes are smoking.
I recommend you pop over to Sylvia Day's website to learn more and sign up for her newsletter so you can get a reminder when it's released next year. As I said last week, I don't do book reviews. But when I read something I love, I will give a recommendation. Consider it given!
Ok, now it's your turn. What have you been reading this week?
PS. I'm dishing my romantic plans for the weekend over at The Chatelaines today. Hope you'll join me there.